Japan, Venezuela big winners on Day 3 at 12U Baseball World Cup

20/07/2013

Taipei City. The preliminary round at the II 12U Baseball World Cup in Taipei City is heating up. On day three of the tournament the two meetings of undefeated teams at Tien-Mou Stadium were in the spotlight.



12U BWC: Panama overpowers Russia to end scoreless drought

20/07/2013

Shing-Sheng/Taipei City. Panama has its first win at the II 12U Baseball World Cup. After losing 0-2 to the United States on Thursday and 0-2 to Korea on Friday, they rebounded with a 15-0 win over Russia on Saturday morning at Shing-Sheng Stadium. Russia had to settle for its second loss in as many days, facing two of the stronger teams in the tournament.



12U BWC: Italy has no problems with Philippines

20/07/2013

Youth Park/Taipei City. Italy defeated the Philippines 12-2 at Youth Park Stadium on Saturday morning in Taipei City. After having the day off the Europeans returned to the stage with an easy victory, scoring in each of the five innings played. They are now 1-1 in the II 12U Baseball World Cup, while the Philippines dropped to 0-2.



12U BWC: Brazil edges out Czech Republic

20/07/2013

Tien-Mou/Taipei City. It was a close game with opponents playing at the same level, but Brazil prevailed 3-0 in the end over the Czech Republic in the Saturday morning game at Tien-Mou Stadium. Three runs in the third inning were enough for the South American, which improved to 2-1 in the II 12U Baseball World Cup. It was the third loss for the reigning European Champion.



12U BWC: Venezuela scores early and often against Russia

19/07/2013

Youth Park/Taipei City. Venezuela celebrated its second win at the II 12U Baseball World Cup, defeating Russia 17-0 on Friday afternoon. For the Europeans it was their first game in tournament history. Venezuela scored five runs in the first, four in the second and eight in the third inning. Their only blemish on defense was a hit by pitch.



Undefeated Teams to meet on Saturday at II 12U Baseball World Cup

19/07/2013

Taipei City. The second day of the II 12U Baseball World Cup saw Brazil erasing a deficit against Mexico, handing one of the favorites a surprise loss. In the other five games on Friday the usual suspects picked up the wins. Japan, USA, Korea, Venezuela and Chinese Taipei all improved to 2-0 in the tournament.



12U BWC: Chinese Taipei dominates European Champions

19/07/2013

Tien-Mou/Taipei City. Chinese Taipei concluded the second day at the II 12U Baseball World Cup with a 16-0 shutout over reigning European Champion Czech Republic in the evening game at Tien-Mou Stadium on Friday. For CT it has been the second win in the tournament, while the Czech squad dropped to 0-2.



12U BWC: Mexico comes back to edge out Italy

18/07/2013

Youth Park/Taipei City. Mexico, which went a perfect 5-0 during the first round of the inaugural edition in 2011, continued its round robin dominance also in the opener of the II 12U Baseball World Cup. On Thursday morning they erased an early 0-3 deficit and defeated Italy 6-3 at Youth Park. Four runs combined in the fourth and fifth completed the comeback.



12U BWC: Japan shuts out, no-hits Czech Republic

18/07/2013

Tien-Mou/Taipei City. Japan had a good start into the II 12U Baseball World Cup, defeating the Czech Republic 15-0 in four innings in the afternoon game at Tien-Mou Stadium in Taipei City. The reigning European 12U Champion kept things close in the beginning, but fell apart in the third and the fourth.



Six Games open II 12U Baseball World Cup in Taipei City

18/07/2013

Taipei City. The second edition of the 12U Baseball World Cup in Taipei City commenced play with six games on Thursday. It saw 12 of the 14 teams in action and the official opening ceremony at Tien-Mou Stadium. The Philippines and Russia will enter the competition on Friday.